The update for the WordPress monitoring plugin provides an exciting feature. Many plugin users want to be able to retrieve POST variables. In this way, blog administrators really get to see all the data that is transferred from the blog when the connections are established. Snitch also displays POST data for blocked connections. You not only have the target URL in view, but also all transport information. Very handy and useful for the evaluation of established connections.Read More
Last night I released an update for the Plugin Snitch. Many users wanted to have a log empty button to remove all entries at once. Now it’s in.
With Snitch you can not only easily determine which plugins communicate when and with whom. It also shows which extensions perform their stylesheets and actions on each backend page, significantly affecting overall blog performance and the performance of other WordPress extensions.
Leads me to unnecessary support efforts, which these ” plugin developers ” give me with their halfway thought out solutions indirectly.
After the discussion surrounding one of my Google+ posts I realized that bloggers lack transparency about where and how often WordPress and installed plugins communicate in the background. Because the whole connection setup happens “behind the back” and is not visible for blog administrators.Read More